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Chamberlain Health & Fitness Centre

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Kick Start Spring,


This April we are giving you the opportunity to try our classes for free! Our leisure centres will be hosting taster class events so why not come along and try something different. With over 500 classes a week, there is always something new to try. Why not get your heart rate going in Body Combat or slow it down with some Pilates. From high intensity to a more relaxed class, we have a great choice on offer. It doesn’t stop there, join in April and get one month FREE!


Chamberlain Health & Fitness Centre
1 Belgrave Middleway
Highgate
Birmingham
B12 9FF

Our centre includes a fitness gym, free weights room, an impressive 6 court sports hall , a multi purpose room that accommodates a wide range of exercise classes.

The entrance to the centre is off Belgrave Middleway via Haden Street which is a one way system. Gates are on Sherbourne Road East.

Problems finding us? Get directions from google maps

Telephone Number: 0121 464 6060

Public Transport: Bus 50, 8a, 8c

Opening Hours: Mon - Fri 9am - 10pm, Sat - Sun 9am - 6pm

Parking: Free car park available on evenings after 5pm and weekends, 74 spaces & 4 disabled bays

Wheelchair access available at this site? Yes - For more detailed information please visit Disabled Go's access page for this site.

See Essential Information below for further details about facilities, courses, prices and times relevant at this leisure centre.

For information about discount and Passport to Leisure, please contact the leisure centre direct.

Available to book online

  • Badminton

Pay and play (just turn up on the day)

You do not have to be a member to enjoy Chamberlain's facilities. You can book the badminton courts or just turn up for the exercise classes. Once you have had an induction you can use the fitness or weights room any time during the opening hours. Some restrictions might apply, for instance it may be a student's or women’s only session.

  • Aerobics
  • Karate
  • Circuit training
  • Fitness room
  • Free weights gym

Other Activities & Special Events

Please see Essential Information below for prices/timetable information. To make an enquiry, please contact the leisure centre direct.

  • Children's parties
  • Football
  • Sports hall
  • Trampolining
Essential Information
  • Opening and Closing times

    Day

    Opening Time

    Closing Time

    Monday – Friday

    9.00 am

    10.00 pm

    Saturday - Sunday

    8.30 am

    6.00 pm

  • Fitness Gym

    Day

    Start Time

    Finish Time

    Comments

    Monday

    9.00 am

    4.00 pm

    5.00 pm

    3.00 pm

    5.00 pm

    9.00 pm

    Be Active

    Joseph Chamberlain College students only

    General admission

    Tuesday

    9.00 am

    11.00am

    1.00 pm

    4.00 pm

    5.00 pm

    11.00 am

    1.00 pm

    3.00 pm

    5.00 pm

    9.00 pm

    Be Active

    Be Active – LADIES ONLY

    Be Active

    Joseph Chamberlain College students only

    General admission

    Wednesday

    9.00 am

    1.00pm

    4.00 pm

    5.00 pm

    1.00 pm

    3.00pm

    5.00 pm

    9.00 pm

    General admission

    Be Active

    Joseph Chamberlain College students only

    General admission

    Thursday

    9.00 am

    11.00am

    1.00 pm

    4.00 pm

    5.00 pm

    11.00 am

    1.00 pm

    3.00 pm

    5.00 pm

    9.00 pm

    General admission

    General admission – LADIES ONLY

    Be Active

    Joseph Chamberlain College students only

    General admission

    Friday

    9.00 am

    1.00 pm

    4.00pm

    5.00 pm

    1.00pm

    3.00 pm

    5.00 pm

    9.00 pm

    General admission

    Be Active

    Joseph Chamberlain College students only

    General admission

    Saturday

    9.00 am

    2.00 pm

    2.00 pm

    5.30 pm

    General admission

    Be Active

    Sunday

    9.00 am

    2.00 pm

    2.00 pm

    5.30 pm

    General admission

    Be Active

    Please note: last ticket issued for Be Active Monday to Friday before 2.00 pm and Saturday and Sunday before 4.30 pm.
    Free Weights Room

    Day

    Opening Time

    Closing Time

    Monday - Friday

    5.00 pm

    9.00 pm

    Saturday - Sunday

    10.00 am

    2.00 pm

    Last ticket issued 1 hour before closing times

    Prices

    Price

    Passport to Leisure Members Price

    Adult fitness suite

    £ 5.50

    Passport to Leisure card holders - Monday to Friday 40% reduction between 7.00am - 5.00pm
    Saturday and Sunday 40% reduction between 1.00pm and 4.00pm
    At all other times the reduction will be 10%

    Junior fitness suite

    £ 2.70

    Starter programme

    £12.00

    £8.40

    Adult weights room

    £5.50

    Passport to Leisure card holders - Monday to Friday 50% reduction between 7.00am - 5.00pm
    Saturday and Sunday 50% reduction between 1.00pm and 4.00pm
    At all other times the reduction will be 10%

    Starter programme (weights room)

    £5.80




  • Aerobics Fitness Class Timetable
    Day Class Time Comments
    Monday Health fix 10.00am – 10.45am Be Active included
    Body Tone 10.45am – 11.30am Be Active included
    Yoga 4.15pm - 5.15pm Be Active included
    Pilates 5.45pm – 6.45pm All levels
    Super circuit training 7.00pm – 8.00pm Mixed level
    Wednesday Health fix 10.00am – 11.00am Class, advice & Weigh in - Be Active included - Ladies only
    Thump Fitness 11.00am - 12 noon
    Aerobics 6.15pm – 7.15pm
    Zumba 7.30pm - 8.30pm Ladies Only - for price see instructor
    Thursday Pilates 5.45pm - 6.45pm All levels
    Circuit training 6.45pm – 7.45pm Mixed level
    Friday Spinning 6.00pm – 7.00pm
    Thump Fitness 7.15pm - 8.15pm
    Saturday Circuits 9.15am – 10.15am Mixed level

    Prices and Classes
    Class Price
    Health fix £5.00 / PLT applies
    Be - Active Programme ; Free
    Body Tone £ 5.00 / PLT applies
    Be - Active Programme ; Free
    Pilates £ 5.00 / PLT applies
    Super circuit training £ 5.00 / PLT applies
    Aerobics £ 5.00 / PLT applies
    Circuit training £ 5.00 / PLT applies
    Spinning class £ 5.00 / PLT applies
    General circuits £ 5.00 / PLT applies
    Thump £ 5.00 / PLT applies
  • Karate (Juniors 6 - 12 years)

    This course runs over 12 weeks and each class is a 2 hour session.

    Day : Tuesday
    Times: 6.00pm – 8.00 pm
    Price: £45.00 (Passport to leisure £27.00)

  • You are advised to book in advance to avoid disappointment.

    Activites

    Court Activity

    Day

    Times

    Price

    Info

    Badminton pay & play

    Mon , Tue , Wed , Fri,

    6.00 pm – 10.00 pm

    £7.10


    -

    Sat , Sun

    8:40 am – 6:00 pm

    Badminton coaching

    Saturday

    9.00am – 10.30 am

    Adults £5.50
    Junior £3.70


    Club

    Football 5-a-side

    Thu, Fri,

    06.00 pm – 10.00 pm

    £35.00 Half hall

    Clubs only

    Sat, Sun 1.00pm - 6.00pm

    Football junior coaching
    From 6 years +

    Saturday

    10.45am – 12.00 am

    £35.00 / £21.00 PTL

    12 week course

    Netball – court hire

    -

    On request

    £70.00 or £ 35.00 per hour

    -

    Volleyball

    Sat , Sun

    -

    £35.00 Half Hall

    Clubs only

    Basketball – court hire

    -

    On request

    £70.00 or £35.00 per hour

    Clubs only

    Gymnastics - 12 week course

    Wednesday 4.15pm - 5.15pm 1 hour sessions over 12 weeks - £35.00 / £21.00 PTL Age 4 - 7 years

    Thursday

    4.15pm - 5.15pm

    Age 7 - 10 years

    Cricket – nets

    Sat , Sun

    On Request

    £45 per hour

    Clubs only

    Trampoline course – junior 6 years +

    Friday

    6:00pm – 7:00 pm

    1 hour sessions over 12 weeks– £35.00/ £21.00 PTL

    -
    7.00pm - 8.00pm

    Table tennis

    Saturday

    09.00 am – 10.30 am

    Adult £4.00 / Junior £3.20 Also available on Be Active

    Club
  • Multi – Sports Party

    A selection of supervised sports and ball games including five-a-side soccer, netball, basketball and cricket. A 2 hour party can be booked on Saturdays or Sundays between 2.00pm and 5.00pm. Bring your own food and don’t forget the Birthday cake.

    Maximum of 20 children age 8 years and over.

    Cost : £ 57.00

    Ball Pit & Castle

    For the more energetic members leap into the bouncy castle , dive into the mysterious ball pit and spin in the giant top or just run through the learning zone. The duration of the party is one and a half hours, which includes your party food time in the same area.

    Maximum of 20 children

    Times ; Saturday = 3.30pm - 5.30pm

    Sunday = 2.00pm - 4.00pm

    Cost £75.00

  • Sports Hall Hire:

    Available

    • Mon – Fri 6:00pm – 10:00pm
    • Sat & Sun 9.00am - 6.00pm

    £66.50 per hour for full hall or £33.25 per hour for half hall

    Multi Activity Room:

    Available

    • Mon – Fri 6:00pm – 10:00pm
    • Sat & Sun 9.00am - 6.00pm

    £30.00 hire charge

  • The Be Active Scheme is a free scheme open to Birmingham residents. We are working in partnership with the NHS to offer all Birmingham residents free swimming, group exercise classes and gym sessions at certain times at various leisure centres. The scheme is currently ongoing.

    For more information about Be Active please visit contact your local Leisure Centre

  • We have a range of different types of membership available to suit your needs, or you can simply pay and play for a number of activities. To help you choose a membership we have provided some essential information on each type please take a look at our Leisure Centre Memberships page for more details


  • Sports Coaching
    Day Ages Time Comments
    Saturday 5 - 7 years 10.30am – 11.00am

    Be Active included
    12 week course

    8 - 10 years 11.00am – 11.45am
    10 - 13 years 11.45am - 12.30pm

Frequently Asked Questions
    • If you wish to make a booking for yourself click on the button at the top of this page.
      If you already have a self service account you will be asked to sign in using your details.
      If you do not have a self service account you will be taken straight to the online bookings as a non member guest.
      Follow the instructions to make your booking.
      If you have the advanced booking option on your leisure card you will be able to book 8 days in advance and pay for the court/pitch when you arrive at the leisure centre
      If you do not have the advanced booking option you will only be able to book 7 days in advance and will be required to pay at the time of booking.

      If you wish to track your bookings (and take advantage of the advanced booking option if you have purchased this) you need a self service account. Sign up for one now.

    • If you wish to make a booking for someone else click on the button at the top of this page. You will need the leisure card number and postcode/surname of the person you are booking for.

      If you wish to track the bookings for the person you are acting on behalf of you must have a self service account. Sign up for one now.

    • No – you can make bookings up to 7 days in advance but must pay for the booking at the time you make it.
      If you wish to book up to 8 days in advance you will need the advanced booking option. An Advance Booking option can be added to a standard card or PTL card for an annual fee of £15. The Advance Booking option allows you to book courts and pitches an extra day in advance of other customers (8 days ahead, instead of 7).

    • Juniors aged 14 and 15 can use the fitness studio. They must bring proof of age and a letter of consent from their parent or guardian to the first session.
      Juniors can only use the fitness studio at certain times and at other times must be accompanied by an adult. Please contact the leisure centre for specific times.

      Alternatively the ICE gym, available at Kingsbury LC, Small Heath LC, Aston Villa FC, Hamstead Hall Community Learning Centre and Northfield Pool, is designed especially for children aged 8 – 16. All our instructors are professionally qualified and have undertaken additional specialist training to enable them to train children. All instructors are cleared via the Criminal Records Bureau.

      To use the gym, each child must complete a three stage induction process, where they will be shown how to use the equipment safely. The induction course. After that, kids can visit the gym as often as they like, paying for each visit separately. Alternatively, monthly membership is a available. Please check with your local centre for prices.

      If you have any queries about the ICE gym or about children’s fitness, please contact the leisure centre of your choice.

    • For all sports and leisure activities an adult charge will apply to anyone aged 16 years and above.

    • Please contact the leisure centre direct, if you haven't been able to find the information that you need.